CT Practice II (MRTY5041)


CT Practice II includes specialist CT examinations such as dental CT, QCT and 3-D CT applications including angiography. This unit of study does not cover CT anatomy in depth. The basic physics of these CT applications will be covered in this unit. The unit will look critically at the choice of parameters for these examinations and situations when the parameters may need to be varied in order to complete an optimal examination. Protocols for these examinations will include patient booking, preparation, contrast media, scan plans, exposure factors, image reconstruction and recording, and patient care. CT Practice II is offered in distance education mode. Content for this unit of study will be provided by professionals currently involved in specialist CT areas. Access to a CT scanner performing at least one of the specialist functions is advisable.

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Distance education


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Resource list provided in course material. Basic journal articles supplied

Practical work

Access to a CT scanner is expected

Faculty/department permission required?


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